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while rescue and recovery teams continue to help victims. thousands of runners in new york city refusing to let a canceled marathon spoil their race plans. some running the original 1970 marathon route as part of a charity race that raised over $2 million for victims of the storm. others donating their time to relief efforts. >> we're here 'cause new york city's been here for us. and they've always been a great host. so we decided to show our support, and we wanted to run anyway. i did this for a charity. >> organizer canceling the new york city marathon amid outrage and criticism that it was too soon to be staging a race amid the suffering. for "teen kids news," i'm lauren green, "fox news channel in the classroom." >> it's no secret that middle-school girls can be mea their bad behavior is a constant theme in movies and tv shows. but as jacelyn reports, there are ways to avoid being a victim. >> well, the problem with middle school in general is that it's all about who's the best, whether it be at singing or looking the prettiest or having the nicest boyfriend or whatever. and there ar
in new york city. 2 in washington, d.c. and below freezing in toronto. temperatures will remain quite low. 9 degrees in washington. 8 degrees in new york city. and 4 in toronto. many people are still without electricity. so this is going to cause very critical situation. all right. moving into europe then. severe weather is happening across the baltic states. eastern europe as well as the balkan peninsula. and then on and off showers will continue across the southern half of the peninsula. temperatures looking like this. cooler than average in london. 8 degrees and same in berlin. here's extended forecast. >>> and that's all for this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. thanks very much for joining us.
of new york city. there was at least one piece of good news for new yorkers today. >> some of new york's vital subway lines are up and running, like here below times square, but many subway tunnels are still flooded, and it is still not clear when full-service will return. especially hard hit, the brooklyn and manhattan connections and the financial district. but normal life is slowly starting to return to new york. >> i walked about 5 miles in total yesterday, so i am happy to have subways back for the time being. >> i walked to work yesterday. i walked about 70 blocks. it was an hour and a half. it is definitely nice to be back on the subway. >> one small consolation -- the subways are free of charge until friday. around 6 million people on the east coast are still without power. many of the overground electricity lines that make up the backbone of the power grid were damaged by high winds. u.s. president barack obama got back to the campaign trail today. initial opinion polls appear to give high marks for the president's handling of the storm crisis with even republican voters prais
sandy flooded cities, washed out bridges, and caused billions of dollars in damage. >> but new york city is making it clear it is back in business. mayor michael bloomberg rate in the opening bell at the new york stock exchange, which was closed for two days. >> the storm killed over 40 people on the east coast and caused unprecedented damage. >> life is slowly returning to normal in new york. on wall street, major stock their first two-day closure ine- over a century. emergency generators provided the power. most of lower manhattan is still in the dark. an unusual event in the city that never sleeps. >> you look uptown, and you see lights. you look downtown and it is completely black. i was driving with a partner of mine, and i said that i do not think we will ever see something like this again. >> it is scary seeing new york like this, but i am happy to be alive. >> a little confusion, but it is still not so bad. you can get around and maneuver a little bit, and that is it. >> sandy also took out the subway line, which carries 1/3 of new york's workforce each day. flooded tunnels and m
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history or so. >> floyd bennett field opened in 1931. it was new york city's first municipal airport. during world war ii, it served as a military airport. today it's part of our national park service. floyd bennett has a rich heritage. many of the world's most legendary aviators used this airfield, including amelia earhart. this is a replica of a plane that took off from here in 1933 and made history. >> eight days later, landed here in floyd bennett field. the first man to fly solo around the world, a one-eyed pilot called wiley post. >> whether it's faithfully re-creating a replica or restoring an actual aircraft that's logged hundreds of hours in the air, all the work here is being done by volunteers. marty gave us a tour of some of the aircraft harp is restoring. >> this is a 1940s, '50s, and early '60s anti-submarine warfare airplane. two propeller-driven engines and there are two jet engines. the jet engines would be used to help it get off the ground, but then they could fly slowly for extended periods of time. >> because of the propellers? >> because of the propellers. and t
york city area. also, microsoft launching its new windows 8 operating system and surface tablet with a major redesign. this is the biggest overhaul of the tech giant's operating software in nearly 20 years. >> what we've done is actually reimagined windows, and we've reimagined, essentially, the whole pc industry. in addition to notebooks and desktops, we introduced the pc as tablet. >> the operating system will be available for pcs and tablets. for "teen kids news," i'm jenna lee, "fox news channel in the classroom." >> this report is brought to you by fitsmi.com. one out of every three american kids is overweight. and research shows that girls struggling to get fit are often the least likely to get the help they need. so denise's story is encouraging. about a year ago, she came across fitsmi while surfing the web. it's an online community of teens like her, trying to lose weight. and she's willing to share her story with us. hi, denise. >> hello! >> has weight always been an issue for you? >> you know, when i was younger, it was never really an issue, but once i moved into my
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. >> they estimate overall damage from the storm will range between $20-$25 billion. of new york mayor michael bloomberg has but the damage at $19 billion in his city alone. it slipped through the caribbean of forcing the u.s. eastern seaboard. >> coming up, thousands of factory workers in bangladesh are protesting against poor and potentially lethal working conditions. >> first, a look at some other headlines this hour. poachers in the spanish region of catalonia have been dealt a setback. this all the convergence and union alliance losing seats. the nationalist party did win a majority overall. >> the israeli defense minister is planning to retire from politics. he says he will quit his post once the new government is formed after the elections in january. many political observers are expecting him to change political parties. >> israel has taken a step towards expanding its missile defense. existing systems down. hundreds of hamas rockets during the recent violence and now they have successfully tested a new weapon against medium-range domiciles. israel hopes will be ready by 2014. -- mediu
of people have come here. it is a great event for new york, and i think for those who were lost, you have got to believe they want us to have an economy and have a city go on for those that they left behind. >> many new yorkers are struggling to cope in the storm's aftermath. a fuel shortage is causing long lines at gas stations, and many areas will have to wait several days for power, but the mayor says resources will not be diverted from those in need because of the marathon. >> tension is growing in the u.s. ahead of next week's election, but is it having an influence on the markets over here in germany? our correspondence sent us this report from the frankfurt stock exchange. >> the last unemployment numbers before the presidential election in the u.s. have been noticed all over the world at the financial markets. numbers have been mixed. the unemployment rate went up slightly, but which was more important? the number of the newly created jobs went up higher than expected. this gave a boost also to german shares. the dax went up again at the end of this week while telecom shares were
communities all across the country are hopping on the "ban" wagon. the day after rye, new york, passed its law against plastic bags, teens were handing out green alternatives. >> there are no more plastic bags going to be offered in stores, so we're helping people out by giving them reusable bags. >> reusable bags are considered the best alternative... >> wonderful. >> ...because even paper bags are bad for the environment. although they can be recycled, they still use up natural resources to make, and the manufacturing process causes pollution. >> it's completely useless to use something once and then throw it away. >> people who work to ban plastic bags say the new laws help reduce the use of paper products, too. >> what most of these communities have seen when they pass these types of laws, is that they've seen an increase in reusable-bag rates, which means that their purchases of paper bags have gone down. >> by their using a bag that they can use in other stores and at other times, it reduces my costs for paper bags. >> long ago, stores didn't give out bags at all. you had to bring your o
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